PELa Holidays

Green tour


Day One


Arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport, Sri Lanka, the tropical paradise, and be warmly greeted by representative on arrival.

Thereafter proceed to Colombo. Colombo Situated 34 Km from the Airport Colombo is well worth a day - trip and not at all difficult find your way around.

In North - Colombo is the Fort, the oldest area, which includes the excellent natural harbour.

The City Tour will include places of Tourist interest such as Old parliament, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Buddhist Hindu Temple and Town Hall. Shopping at Odel, House of Fashion, Bare foot.


 
 

Day 02


After the breakfast leaving to Sinharaja rain forest, is the jewel of the last remaining virgin rainforest crown in country is located in the wet zone of the country. the primeval Sinharaja covers 8900 hectares of breathtakingly beautiful and continuous forest.

Beautiful Streams, springs, rivers, waterfalls, leopard, monkeys, butterflies and moths, rare trees, valuable shrubs and medicinal herbs are all found within its green canopy. A trek along the sinharaja paths would provide nature entusiast a never to be forgotten experience of sights and sounds and feelings.

Due to its high bio-diversity and ecological importance, it has been declared as a National Heritage Wilderness Area and it is the only natural World Heritage Site (declared by UNESCO) in the country.

Sinharaja is one of the few virgin forests left in the world, The forest has series of mountains and ridges rising abruptly from 90m to 1170m above mean sea level. Situated in Ratnapura, Galle and Matara districts in the interior wet zone of the south west of the island.


 
 

Day 03


After the breakfast proceed to Udawalawe National Park is located approximately 200 km south-east of Colombo city and is a major eco tourism destination in Sri Lanka The 30,821 hectares dry zone game park has an annual rainfall of 1524 mm.

This park is very famous for the Elephants. There are herds of elephant feeding in the grasslands. The Sambar deer , Spotted deer , Muntjac , wild boar and water buffalo are re-establishing themselves.

Uda Walawe Elephant Transit Centre
In 1995, Department of Wildlife in Sri Lanka, in an attempt to support the orphaned calves from the other areas of the island, set up the Elephant Transit Centre at Uda Walawe National Park itself with the support of Born Free Foundation.

Twenty of the 32 calves are "foster parented". As in the famous Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage, herein too you would have the joy of seeing the baby elephants being bottle fed.

Although it is fun to watch baby elephants being bottle-fed every three hours, since the jolly good fellows are kept in pens, you will not get right amongst them & caress them as you do with good little fellows at the famous Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage. At the age of five, the young elephants are returned to the wild: living free. While some are born free in the wild some are born in the captivity at Uda Walawe Elephant Transit Centre.


 
 

Day 04 & 05


After the breakfast proceed to Yala National Park,

YALA is among the oldest and best known of Sri Lanka 's National Parks. Yala covers about 1297 sqkm or 129,700 ha. And it is the largest agglomeration of protected areas in the country.

There is also a substantial elephant population along with Spotted deer, Sambar, Wild buffalo, Sloth bear, Jackal, Mongoose, Pangolins and Crocodiles.

The bird life comprises over 120 species, and ranges from Lesser Flamingos to Paradise Flycatchers, Crested Hawk Eagles, and Black Bitterns. Outside of the park are several other fascinating birding locations.


 
 

Day 06


After the breakfast proceed to Horton Plains for Trekking & Hiking.

Horton plains Situated in NuwaraEliya at an altitude of 2134m, has a refreshing climate and a variety of walks through un usual high altitude vegetation.

The trek past Baker´s fall to the dizzying 880m escarpment of World´s End is Memorable, and scaling the holy mountain of Adam´s Peak is a physical and spiritual experience.

NuwaraEliya, Acres and acres of tea with its lush green foliage extend miles across the hills, and no visit to the hill country is complete without a visit to a tea estate, and the chance to purchase some of the world´s finest flavored tea.


 
 

Day 07


After the breakfast proceed to Gal Oya National Park,

Gal Oya National Park situated in Inginiyagala at Ampara District. Animals commonly spotted at Gal Oya National Park include Sloth bears, Asian elephants, wild boars, leopards, water buffalos, monkeys et al. Birds like the black shouldered kite, wooly necked storks, sea eagles, serpent eagles etc. common sight in the evergreen forests of Gal Oya National Park in Sri Lanka.


 
 

Day 08


After the breakfast proceed to the Maduru Oya National Park.

Maduru Oya National Park is located in the Dry zone and is 314 km away from Colombo It is situated by Kuda Sigiriya a great eco location yet to be explored by travelers to Sri Lanka.

Maduruoya well known for its elephant habitat. Other than elephant, leopard, sloth bear, sambhur, spotted and barking deer, wild boar and wild buffalo are also found here. Torque Macaque, Purple face leaf monkey and nocturnal slender Loris is also found in the park. Lesser Adjutant, Wooly necked stork, open bill, painted stork, Racket tailed Drongo, Yellow fronted barbet, Sri Lanka Junglefowl & Spurfowl are among the over 100 species of birds found within the park.


 
 

Day 09


After the breakfast proceed to the Wasgamuwa National Park.

Twenty three (23) species of mammals in Sri Lanka have been reported from this park.

The most important of them is the wild elephant (Elphas maximus) the population of which is approximately 150. in addition, one could see the wild buffaloes (Babalus bubalis) grazing in the grassland while spotted Deer (Axis axis) roaming in the open areas. Occasions where one comes across a Leopard (panthera Pardus) or a sloth bear (Melursus Ursinus) are nor rare.

There are also water Monitors (Varanus salvator) and crocodiles (Crocodylus palustris) roaming very often in the waterholes within the park. Of the 428 species of birds reported to be found in Sri Lanka, 143 species are found in this park.


 
 

Day 10


After the breakfast visit Minneriya National Park Located between Habarana and Polonnaruwa, the 8890 hectares of Minneriya National Park is an ideal eco tourism location in Sri Lanka.

The park consists of mixed evergreen forest and scrub areas and is home to Sri Lanka 's favorites such as sambar deer, leopards and elephants.


 
 

Day 11


After the breakfast proceed to the Wilpattu National Park.

Wilpattu National Park consists of a complex of lakes called ´Villus´ surrounded by grassy plains, set within scrub jungle. Many of the ´big game´ found in Sri Lanka including elephant, sloth bear, water buffalo, and spotted dear can be seen here, though the biggest attraction at Wilpattu is Leopard.

Wilpattu is among the oldest and most important protected areas in Sri Lanka and being situated away from the common tourist routs, this National Park is unspoilt and can be enjoyed in tranquil seclusion.


 
 

Day 12


After the breakfast proceed to ´Negombo´. Set amidst lush groves of coconut palms, it breathes the spirit of the sea. Negombo is a gourmet�s paradise with seafood in plenty. Old - world fishing craft, like the outrigger canoe and the catamaran, bring seer, skipjack, herring, mullet, pomfret and amber jack, while lobster and prawn are caught in the lagoon. Day 13, After enjoying an exotic holiday in this paradise isle transfer to the Airport after breakfast for the Departure.


 
 

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